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Perry Christie

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3rd Prime Minister of the Bahamas
In office
8 May 2012 – 10 May 2017
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Arthur Foulkes
Marguerite Pindling
Deputy Philip Davis
Preceded by Hubert Ingraham
Succeeded by Hubert Minnis
In office
6 June 2005 – 4 May 2007
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Ivy Dumont
Paul Adderley (Acting)
Arthur Dion Hanna
Deputy Cynthia Pratt
Preceded by Cynthia Pratt (Acting)
Succeeded by Hubert Ingraham
In office
3 May 2002 – 4 May 2005
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Ivy Dumont
Deputy Cynthia Pratt
Preceded by Hubert Ingraham
Succeeded by Cynthia Pratt (Acting)
Personal details
Born
Perry Gladstone Christie

21 August 1943 (1943-08-21) (age 77)
Nassau, Bahamas
Political party Progressive Liberal Party
Spouse(s) Bernadette Hanna
Alma mater University of Birmingham
City Law School

Perry Gladstone Christie (born 21 August 1943), PC, MP, is a Bahamian former politician who served as Prime Minister of the Bahamas from 2002 to 2007 and from 2012 to 2017. He is the longest-serving Bahamian elected parliamentarian, representing the Centreville constituency from 1977 to 2017. He is also a former athlete. His Progressive Liberal Party is the oldest Bahamian political party, holding solid majorities in the Bahamian Parliament several times in its long history.

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